Butanone meaning

byo͝o'tə-nōn'
A colorless, flammable ketone, C4 H8 O, used in lacquers, paint removers, cements and adhesives, cleaning fluids, and celluloid.
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A colorless, flammable compound used as a solvent and in cleaning fluids and celluloid. Butanone is a ketone. Also called methyl ethyl ketone. Chemical formula: C4H8O.
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(organic chemistry) A simple aliphatic ketone, CH3CH2COCH3, prepared industrially as a solvent, for use in the manufacture of paints etc.
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Origin of butanone

butan(e) –one